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Dec 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
as an enemy. >> yesterday president obama down played expectations of a bigger long-term deal with iran regarding its nuclear program but says negotiations are worth the effort. >> we have to not constantly assume that it's not possible for iran, like any country, to change over time. i wouldn't say it is more than 50/50 but we have to try. >> neighboring iraq today there was another series of fatal bombings. authorities say at least 45 people were killed and dozens wounded after a series of explosions. the violence is worse than at any time since 2006 when the country was on the verge of civil war. >>> in ukraine today protesters topples and beheaded a statue part of a much largerer demonstration. they are demanding that the government move ahead with a deal to deepen ties to the west. the plan angered russia to the east. >>> back in this country the huge storm that caused major power outages in texas has moved eastward. a spokes woman for emergency management in virginia warned of what she called a historic ice event. the storm sent snow to philadelphia. a catholic high school reporte
Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm PST
iran's nuclear program and the uphill battle facing the obama administration. ever since foreign ministers closed the nuclear deal with iran, ten days ago, the obama administration has been trying to win over a skeptical congress and stave off new sanctions. today, wendy sherman, the lead u.s. negotiator in geneva, held a closed briefing today for members of the house. republican trent franks of arizona is among the lawmakers who have called the agreement a bad deal. >> seems like there's general notion that we're afraid to allow iran to question our sincerity when we should be questioning theirs. iran has given no concession of any kind for 30 years. and yet we are now taking some of our most powerful inducements off the table. >> ifill: michigan democrat dan kildee was milder in his criticism, but he said the u.s. has to proceed very carefully. >> we have to be very cautious with this state, and very skeptical and realize that the reason that we're in the position we're in right now, is that the sanctions are working, and the sanctions need to be not just seen only as a penalt
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am PST
picked. but it's semantics. because the fundamentals are the following. president obama made it very clear iran will not have nuclear weapons. that's his red line. prime minister benjamin netanyahu said iran will not have nuclear weapons capability. that's his red line. but the difference between those two creates a certain gap. is that gap fundamental? no. because the bottom line is the same. they have different red lines but they have the same bottom line. iran will not be a nuclear weapon country. and this is what we have to remember. that israel and the united states are completely aligned on that issue. now there might be different paths to get to that result. and there might be disagreements along the way between friends. but the bottom line which is reese really -- which is really important in lifer is the ball line. >> rose: there are people who come to this table and make the following argument. why now. the reason the iranians are talking is because of the sanctions. why not pile on more sanctions so they will not make an interim agreement they'll say okay we can't live w
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am PST
that there are infinite possibilities to every situation. and why kerry and obama are being tireless with this situation right now. in both iran and both with the palestinian peace process is because they recognize the possibilities of hope and optimism. and they know that what is can't sustain itself. >> at the same time you have to argue. we don't have time to do this, because we don't. there are whole kinds of arguments you can make here about understanding, you know, you can't negotiate with hitler. given? >> i certainly would have tried if hi been at the dinner table. you darn right i would have tried. and i believe you can negotiate with everyone. >> rose: churchill. >> history will prove that you can't at a certain point because they are madmen or there is something wrong with their brain or they are just sick. >> rose: and the other people arguing with respect to iran and the nuclear thing make this simple argument. sanctions were working, that hard reality of sanctions were working and that's why they came to the table. and it's no time t is no time to pull back on sanctions, that's the argumen
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